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Speckled Mosquitofish

Phalloceros caudimaculatus (Hensel 1868)

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Phalloceros caudimaculatus (Speckled Mosquitofish) is a species of bony fishes in the family livebearers. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is native to Uruguay, Paraguay, and Brazil. Individuals can grow to 6 cm. Speckled Mosquitofish has sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of speckled mosquitofish. View this species on GBIF